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Today's News

  • Boosters’ auction set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Band Boosters are accepting donations for their annual fundraising auction set for Saturday.

    The boosters have been contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and welcome donations from the public such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items and large items such as a vehicle, including a recreational vehicle.

    Anyone who has items to donate should call Selina Sims, auction chairwoman, at 547-2945 or 719-7232.

    Transportation of any donated items can be arranged.

  • Fast, free, confidential HIV testing May 15

    CANNELTON – AIDS Research Group of Evansville will be at The Perry County Health Department from 1 to 3 p.m. May 15, offering fast, free and confidential HIV testing.

    County Health Nurse Sara Gehlhausen encourages anyone interested in the service to visit during that time.

    Test results will take about 20 minutes. No appointment will be necessary.

    For more information, call 547-2746.

  • March quilt winner

    Shari Everly was the March St. Paul quilt social winner. She is pictured with the quilt she won, “Shades of Pink.”  It was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

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  • Comedy benefit for Cundiff Saturday

    TELL CITY – A comedy benefit will be held to raise funds for Tyler Cundiff Saturday, featuring comedian Danny Browning and opening act Gavin Eddings.
    The event will be held at the American Legion hall in Tell City, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the show beginning at 8 p.m.
    Admission is $10 and you must be at least 18 years old to attend. A cash bar will be available.

  • Former governor to sign books Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb will sign copies of his latest book at two book signings at the Perry County Public Library branches. 

    “Cilin II: A Solo Sailing Odyssey” chronicles Whitcomb’s 30,000-mile, six-year, solo sailing experience through Greece, Panama, Antigua, Australia and other destinations.

  • Women’s Travel Club learns about coal mining in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Five members of the Woman’s Travel Club gathered April 4 for a meeting at the Cannelton Public Library with President Opal McCarthy presiding. Margaret Schank presented a history of coal mining in the Cannelton area.

  • George and Geneva Gilliland

    The family of George and Geneva Gilliland surprised the couple with a lunch at Ponderosa Steak House in honor of their 61st wedding anniversary.

  • DAR good citizens, essay winners announced

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter held its annual Awards Tea March 11, honoring Perry County’s “good citizens” and the American History winners.

  • Hikers break out of Eagles Bluff Park, agree to replace lock

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – Some places experience break-ins, but Eagles Bluff Park recently had a break-out.

    Perry County Recreation Director Adam Tempel told the Perry County Parks and Recreation Board Wednesday about an incident that happened at the park the previous Wednesday evening.